The Senior Clinician provides clinical and case management services for adults ages 17+ years of age. The Senior Clinician will foster positive working relationships with co-workers, clients and outside key stakeholders. The Senior Clinician provides leadership, motivation and support to staff, manages the referrals, admission and discharge process for the program, and ensures the integrity of the program model.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS
Doctoral degree in Psychology or Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Worker, Counseling, or other human services related field plus at least 2 years post graduate experience is required.
Licensure Requirements for Clinical Positions
Credential(s) Required: Connecticut License
Wheeler provides equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.
Wheeler Clinic offers access to a comprehensive array of benefits, including:
For Good Health
- Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution of $500 per year
- Wellness Programs
- Free annual flu shots
For a Secure Future
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- Company paid long-term disability insurance
- 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
For Career Advancement
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Training and development opportunities
For Work Life Balance
- Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential counseling
- Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides clinical leadership to programs within the department by implementing, promoting, and sustaining evidenced based and best practice models of prevention, intervention, and treatment.
Provides guidance and crisis support to staff.
Works with Program Manager/Director to develop, monitor, and analyze clinical and program performance and outcomes and develops and monitors quality improvement program goals.
Interfaces and collaborates with funders and other community providers to provide positive system development for youth and families, and to promote Wheeler Clinic’s reputation as a quality service provider.
Ensures program compliance with accurate and timely weekly, monthly and/or quarterly data collection and submission requirements.
Serves as role model for staff to promote strong work ethic and adherence to model specific approaches.
Creates and implements program development initiatives in collaboration with the Program Manager and Director.
Ensures that staff provides culturally competent care and maintains sensitivity to and respect for clients’ cultural traditions, values, and beliefs.
Provides training and technical assistance to clinicians on utilization of the electronic health record.
Carries a clinical caseload, submits all required documentation and reports in a timely manner, and participates in and promotes quality improvement and outcome measurement activities.
Reports child abuse/neglect as mandated, adheres to confidentiality guidelines and ensures that the program meets all necessary licensing, regulatory, and accreditation standards, as related to the program, staff, records, facility, and care of youth.
Oversees the orientation of new staff.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history, traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of culture.
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